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Boris Johnson—most vicious of Tory clowns

Sun, 2019-06-16 18:34
The heir apparent of the Tory party has a carefully constructed image as the posho you love to hate. Simon Basketter explains why you should just hate

Protest at Downing Street demands justice for Grenfell

Sat, 2019-06-15 19:58
Up to a thousand people joined a march on Saturday to demand justice for the 72 people who died in the Grenfell Tower fire.

Eyewitness from Hong Kong as protests force a retreat on extradition bill

Sat, 2019-06-15 15:59
The government in Hong Kong has suspended a planned bill that would have allowed extraditions to mainland China. The climbdown follows huge demonstrations.

Thousands march to remember those who died in Grenfell Tower

Sat, 2019-06-15 06:57
There was sorrow on the march but also anger at the system that produced the conditions for it to happen

Halt of general strike risks stalling the revolt in Sudan

Fri, 2019-06-14 17:07
Sudan’s revolt suffered a setback as opposition leaders called off a general strike—despite its huge success

Patients put at risk by NHS waiting times

Thu, 2019-06-13 19:40
While the Tories slug it out to decide who will be their next leader, new figures expose the destruction caused to the NHS by government policies.

Outsourcing giant Serco renews threat to evict Glasgow asylum seekers

Wed, 2019-06-12 17:12
The company announced on Wednesday that it will begin changing locks on the properties where 300 people live

‘Shame on Jeremy Hunt,’ say Foreign Office strikers

Wed, 2019-06-12 16:12
Striking workers jeered Tory leadership candidate Jeremy Hunt as he passed their picket line in central London on Wednesday morning.

'Shame on Jeremy Hunt' say Foreign Office strikers

Wed, 2019-06-12 16:12
Striking workers jeered Tory leadership candidate Jeremy Hunt as he passed their picket line in central London on Wednesday morning.

US backs Israel’s right to grab more land

Tue, 2019-06-11 16:08
Israel has the right to claim ownership of even more stolen Palestinian land, a senior US diplomat has said

Protesters keep up the fight for change in Algeria

Tue, 2019-06-11 16:03
People took to the streets of Algeria last week in huge numbers for the 16th successive Friday of protests

News round up: EU leaders’ cruelty could lead to a ‘sea of blood’

Tue, 2019-06-11 15:54
The risk of migrants and refugees becoming shipwrecked in the Mediterranean and dying at sea is the highest it has ever been, the United Nations has warned.

Don’t wait for Labour—take on the Tories

Tue, 2019-06-11 15:42
US secretary of state Mike Pompeo’s promise to “push back” against Jeremy Corbyn becoming prime minister exposed the US state’s attitude to democracy.

Million take to streets in Hong Kong to stop law

Tue, 2019-06-11 15:35
Protests erupted against a repressive new law proposed by the Chinese state

Sudanese workers deepen revolt with a general strike against the regime

Tue, 2019-06-11 15:31
Workers in Sudan have shown their power to bring society to a halt in the battle against the ruthless military regime.

Strikes are way to win

Tue, 2019-06-11 15:29
Traffic wardens in Camden are celebrating after strikes won them a stunning pay rise. 

Labour victory in Peterborough—but Brexit Party is still a danger

Tue, 2019-06-11 15:24
Nigel Farage’s racist Brexit Party failed to win its first MP in Peterborough last week—but it won nearly 10,000 votes.

Extinction Rebellion activists plan a camp for the climate

Tue, 2019-06-11 15:15
Extinction Rebellion (XR) activists in Scotland are

Reports round-up: protest against the deportation of Ken Macharia

Tue, 2019-06-11 15:03
Protesters gathered at the Home Office in London last week against the deportation of Ken Macharia

University workers could take to picket lines again to defend USS pensions

Tue, 2019-06-11 14:52
The UCU union could ballot workers across 69 universities for strikes later this year if attacks on the USS pension scheme continue.

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